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Lá Lugh

The musical traditions of Northern Ireland may be the foundation for State Louth-based group, La Lugh. With virtuosic fiddler Gerry O’Connor and vocalist/flute participant Eithne Ni Uallachain placing the speed, the group acts an infectuous, dance-inspiring, combination of jigs, reels and traditional balladry. La Lugh was conceived after O’Connor and Ni Uallachain fulfilled in 1991. Natives of Dubdakk in State Louth, both music artists hail from musical households. O’Connor’s family members has performed the fiddle for most years and his mom, Rose, was an important fiddle instructor. After using Kinvara, in the middle-1980s, O’Connor helped to discovered traditional irish music group, Skylark, in 1987. Ni Uallachain, who sings in both Gaelic and British, is among the greatest traditional performers in Ireland. Elevated within a Gaelic-speaking family members, she discovered many music from her dad and other family members. La Lugh, which also features Gilles Bigot (electric guitar), Siobhan Kennedy (flute, violin, stage dance) and Donal O’Connor (keyboards), received a “greatest album of the entire year” honor from “Irish Music” magzine for his or her second recording, “Brighid S Kiss”, in 1996.

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